NE meet takes anti-CAB resolutions
IMPHAL, 2nd Apr: Several civil society organisations of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura have joined hands together in organising The North East People’s Conference 2019 at City Convention Centre, Palace Compound here on Tuesday. The conference was hosted by Manipur People Against CAB 2016 (MANPAC). Delivering key note address, organising committee convener Yumnamcha Dilipkumar made an announcement that representatives of the CSOs have unanimously resolved to face any attempt made by the government to implement Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the northeast. He said that MANPAC along with the people has been launching various forms of agitation in protest against the controversial Bill and as a result of the collective movement; the bill was not placed in the Rajya Sabha. Social activists from Mizoram Rwaltiliyana Phamei and Pohor Thiprasa from Tripura spoke on the demerits of CAB at the occasion.